April 10, 2013

Mayo CEO on Minnesota expansion: ‘We’ll have to rethink … the best use of our money’

By Logan Lafferty

In blunt words aimed squarely at the Minnesota Legislature, the president and CEO of the Mayo Clinic warned Tuesday that the hallowed medical institution has “49 states” eager to have Mayo’s planned multibillion-dollar expansion if the state is unwilling to pitch in. “We’re never going to leave Minnesota, and we don’t want to leave Minnesota,” Dr. John Noseworthy said in an interview at the National Press Club, where the CEO made a pitch for federal investment in health care and medical research. “But we’ve got to decide where we’re going to put the next $3 billion.”

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Star Tribune by Kevin Diaz

Tags: Dr. John Noseworthy, Expansion, Finanical, funding, Government Relations, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota Legislature, National Press Club, Star Tribune

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